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Deal Of The Day: 40% Off On Zus Smart Car Charger & Locator

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I own a Zus Smart Car Charger & Locator and reviewed it here. I love it. Two ports, fast charging, solid construction, and a car locator feature? It’s pretty great, and now it’s on special.

This little gadget truly works double duty. It charges any device on-the-go using an ultra-fast USB that juices batteries at two-times normal speed. Then, using its smartphone app, Zus acts as a homing device for finding your car where you last left it. No more searching parking lots for hours, and no more running out of phone battery when you get there. You are totally, technically covered.

– Utilizes low-energy Bluetooth
– Navigates you right to your car w/ the easy-to-use app interface
– Continues to work when it’s plugged into the socket w/ or without the ignition on
– Provides durability w/ military grade titanium coating
– Features top-quality lighting for visibility in dark environments
– Charges 2x normal charging speeds
– Doesn’t require any data plan
– Works in high temperatures w/ built-in cooling system
– Designed in Germany & made with German materials

Normally $49.99, it’s $29.99 with today’s deal. Shipped for free as always.

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OhGizmo! Review: The ZUS Car Charger & Car Locator

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You would think car chargers are a dime a dozen, but it turns out some of them stand out from the rest of the crop due to their design and features. We’ve been playing around with the ZUS Car Charger & Car Locator for the last couple of weeks, and we’d like to spend a minute talking about why we like it so much.

Winner of the 2016 IF Design awards, the ZUS Car Charger by Nando does look pretty slick, as far as car chargers go. Integrated LED lighting (which the company calls ElegantShineTM) makes it easy to find in the dark and gives it a bit of a touch of class. It’s a slick, solid piece of kit, and nothing about it feels flimsy (especially the USB connector).

More importantly, it features two angled USB ports, so you can power up two devices simultaneously. Integrated circuitry detects which device is plugged in and automatically adjusts power output to the maximum. In this way, charging time is minimized while reducing the risk of damaging the electronics. And in our testing we did find that our iPhone 6 Plus does get juiced up considerably quicker than when we were using a competitor’s charger.

The “Car Locator” part of its name refers to its ability to direct you back to your car after you’ve parked. It does this by pairing to your smartphone through bluetooth, and keeping track of your car’s whereabouts through the companion app. When it senses the phone disconnect (by your walking away), the system knows you’ve parked and remembers the location the car was in. When it’s time to find your way back, just start the app up and follow directions. In our testing we found this feature worked relatively well, but the compass directions were mostly hit and miss; it was better to just find the car on a map. Also, it has its limitations, such as when you’re parked in an indoor car park,for which you’re prompted to “take a picture of your car’s location”. Of course, this is not the fault of the ZUS, but just how GPS signals work.

Overall we’re extremely satisfied with the ZUS Car Charger & Car Locator. You’re purchasing a solid, titanium-coated charger with a construction rated to “US Military MIL-STD-810G High Temperature Standard. Temperature as high as 100ºC”. The best part is you get all this for $35, and until March 31st, OhGizmo! readers can use promo code SMM-AKZUSSUMMER16 to get 10% off, when buying on Nonda’s website below.

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Deal Of the Day: 36% Off On ChargeIt! Dual-Output Car Charger

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Gone are the days where you and your significant other argue over who gets to charge their mobile device in the car. For just $23, you can get the ChargeIt! Dual-Output Car Charger and both of you can top up your devices without arguing.

Texting, FaceTime, Angry Birds, Instagram—all these seemingly harmless activities are sadly a drain on your mobile device’s battery. Even with just a quick commute, you can juice up two mobile devices at once with ChargeIt!. This speedy charging gadget plugs straight into your car so you’ll never forget it at home, and never run out of battery on the road again.

– Safeguards your devices w/ overload protection
– Replenishes two devices simultaneously
– Charges phones or tablets in top speeds
– Provides a reliable charge w/ MFi-certified (Apple-approved) Lightning connector
– Allows convenient phone placement w/ attached 10.5”L cable

Normally you’d pay $36 for this, but with today’s deal it’s only $22.95! And as always with these deals, shipping is free.

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Deal Of The Day: 50% Off On Voltix Dual USB Car Charger

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Arguing with the spouse to decide who gets to charge their iPhone in the car? Don’t. For $10, you can get the Voltix Dual USB Car Charger and both of you will be happy.

Don’t find yourself on the road with a dead phone, no GPS, no music, and no way to call for help. Keep the ultra-compact Voltix charger handy and you can power up any USB-capable device while you’re getting to where you need to go. With its dual-port design, Voltix will even charge the driver and passenger’s devices simultaneously so no one ends up with road rage.

– Extremely compact design
– Works w/ any USB cables
– High capacity of 1000mAh per port for fast dual charging
– Charges smartphones & tablets quickly

You’re looking at $10, which isn’t even the price of two Starbucks items. Normally $20, this is a heck of a deal.

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Great Scott! This Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger Will Juice Up Two Devices At Once

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There’s something about movie-themed merchandise that makes it almost irresistible to make movie-related puns and references. They’re usually really tacky, unless the writers are top notch. I’m bottom notch… so I’m not finding an elegant way to tie 88mph, Great Scott, and “Roads … where we’re going, we don’t need roads” all in one article. So I’ll just tell you that this USB car charger plugs into your cigarette lighter socket, charges two devices at once, and looks like the flux capacitor from BTTF. It’s $25.

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